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Interview with Joey, Bob, Anne, Beth, Gary, Cheev, JJ, Denise, Brett, Andrew and Bethany

JM: What clothes could you have brought in to wear in the jail (underwear, socks, etc.)?
Joey: Couny issued Orange jumpsuit
Bob: Orange jail jumpsuits.
Anne: Orange tops and bottoms.
Beth: a orange scrub looking outfit, a plain white v t- shirt, socks, there underwear, an exercise bra, slide in flip flops
Gary: orange shirts, orange pants, socks, white tshirt, sandals and underwear.
Cheev: orange
JJ: i was charged $5.00 dollar for uniform.the nice about dekalb jail was they let me keep the socks
Denise: None. Everything had to be state issued or purchased from commisary. I stayed in my room a lot to be able to avoid wearing the orange jumpsuit, and just wore a t shirt, bra, boxer shorts, & underwear.
Brett: DeKalb County Jail takes all of your clothes and give you county issue. Your property is locked away until you leave.
Andrew: you could buy boxers and pans and shirts and white tshirts and sweat clothes when its winter
Bethany: nothin they gave you clothes too put on u cant bring in nothin or send nothin..

JM: If you had a set uniform, what did it look like? Please be specific about each piece of clothing issued to you.
Joey: Couny issued Orange jumpsuit
Bob: Orange jail jumpsuits
Anne: I had two sets of uniforms prison clothes.
Beth: yes, and i just described it.
Gary: orange, tacky and itchy.
Beth: yes
Cheev: orange
JJ: use and resighned by former inmates
Denise: Bra that looked like a Madonna cone bra & granny panties were issued to you when you came in, thrown at you in whatever random size they had laying around. An orange button down jumpsuit with Dekalb County Jail Inmate printed in blue on the back. If you wanted to be comfortable you had to purchase new undergarments from commissary.
Brett: You were issued a orange jumpsuit, a set of blue "slipper shoes"..they somewhat look like karate shoes. used underwear and used socks. That was it.
Andrew: the set uniform is bright used orange clothing which looks like prision clothes to me esp for it to be a county jail too much
Bethany: yes they were the same color everybody had too wear them they were old nothin new at all so thats all about that.... not kool

JM: Were there any assigned clothes in high demand that an inmate should look for when getting clothing assigned?
Joey: no
Bob: Sandals or flip-flops were in high demand- they break easily and you have to walk a certain way to keep them on.
Anne: No.
Beth: not sure
Gary: socks were always big. Foot health is important.
Cheev: dont know
JJ: no
Denise: Getting the proper size was extremely difficult, especially if you were petite like me. Smalls were too short, and the mediums were in low supply. I've been thrown a 3X jumpsuit & told to deal with it.
Brett: There was nothing in high demand, because everything was the exact same.
Andrew: no not really everyoner had all the clothes that they needed to have
Bethany: yes just the different colors it tell u what they charge with too...

JM: Was the clothing different between men and women?
Joey: no
Bob: No
Anne: Yes, men wore blue and women orange.
Beth: no, the only difference is that women get bra's which dont have much support.
Gary: I don't know.
Cheev: no
JJ: no
Denise: No, only in size & if you wee in for murder or a trustee.
Brett: The clothing for men and women was the same.
Andrew: no as i remembrer the woman had the same kind of clothes
Bethany: yes there where different color thats all

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